Davies Ilunga is a passionate honey farmer from Northwestern Province, and the first full-time Field Supervisor at Nature’s Nectar, a sustainable honey company that was started in 2018. Mining For Zambia chatted to him about his beekeeping journey, and...
l earn about how Barrick Lumwana mine in North-Western province has empowered villagers in the community by giving them cows and helping them to build a business selling milk. Watch the video below: https://youtu.be/Aw5ZteskTEo
When, in March 2020, Zambia became one of many countries around the world to close schools in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, no one could possibly have imagined how much school its learners would miss in...
When the phone rang on the desk of Mopani's Chief Financial Officer, John Chiwele, one rainy afternoon in February this year, little did he know it would test his and the company's ability to deal with a crisis in...
Let’s take a moment to look back at one of the 2019 success stories that’s worth celebrating: The farmers following Kansanshi’s Conservation Farming Program who have turned their subsistence farms into profitable businesses! When, in 2010, Kansanshi Mining PLC offered...
Malaria remains one of the leading causes of death in several countries around the world, with most malaria cases and deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease took the lives of 435 000 people in 2017, the year in...
“What are your career dreams – what do you want to be when you leave school?” Hannah, a Grade 11 student at Mutanda Secondary School in rural North-Western Province, does not hesitate in her answer. “I want to be an electrical...
Teenage girls in mining districts are being encouraged to resist early marriage, and instead focus on getting an education. "An education means they’ve got a shot at a career and a fulfilling life," says Bruce Lewis, CSR manager at FQM’s...
First Quantum Minerals (FQM), best known in Africa as the operator of Zambia’s Kansanshi and Sentinel mines, has created an inspiring and entirely unique storytelling platform to give the world a glimpse into how its people contribute to their...
What was your dream when you were at school? What did you want to become? To be honest, when I went to school – this was in the former Rhodesia – career aspirations were limited to the professionals that we...